Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

Wellington celebrates Bishop Ana

The Diocese of Wellington hit full celebration mode last weekend as they gathered to support the Right Reverend Anashuya Fletcher to be ordained and installed Assistant Bishop of Wellington on Saturday 13 April 2024.
• Watch the livestream of Anashuya Fletcher's episcopal ordination

3Tikanga youth reconnect

Young people from across the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have enjoyed reconnecting in worship, work and talanoa at Tikanga Youth Exchange and Tikanga Youth Synod after a long break from in-person events.

Christchurch faces mothballed Cathedral

The project to reinstate Christchurch's Cathedral in the Square is facing an indefinite break in works, which would leave the Diocese and the city of Christchurch with a broken Cathedral at heart.
• 'Gothic pile' or 'heart of the city'?

Prayer innovators gather at IALC

The International Anglican Liturgical Consultation in Seoul, Korea this February has welcomed innovative new prayers, considered future challenges and celebrated the diversity of worship across the Communion.

'The Convert' offers new view

Bishop John Bluck reports a different view on iwi Māori relations with an early Pākehā missionary in Michael Bennett and Lee Tamahori's new film, 'The Convert'.

Archbishops call for Easter courage

The Archbishops of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have shared their Easter message for 2024, which challenges all people to follow Jesus' way of love, courage and compassion.

Mission opens addiction care space

Wellington City Mission is opening a "first of its kind" alcohol dependents' safe home to care for people unable to access other homelessness services in the capital city. 

Disability funding cuts hit hard

Anglican Church Disability Ministry Educator, the Reverend Vicki Terrell shares her sense of being at the foot of the cross this week, as the Disability Community reels from unexpected cuts to essential health and wellbeing funding for their community and its supporters.

Anglican Bishops speak out on Gaza

Bishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia meeting in Auckland this week have renewed the Anglican Church’s call for ceasefire in Gaza.